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Unmasking normocalcaemic hyperparathyroidism (nPHPT) resulting in severe hypercalcaemia from lack of monitoring during in the COVID pandemic

Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a common endocrine disorder in the older person although the incidence of normocalcaemic primary hyperparathyroidism (nPHPT) remains largely unknown. Whilst the majority of patients with PHPT asymptomatic, we describe a case of severe symptomatic hypercalcaemia from undiagnosed nPHPT whilst on calcium …..

Will the recent emergence of coronavirus mutations precipitate an increase in the incidence of stress disorders among health care professionals?

March 31, 2021 Epidemiology & Public Health No Comments

The pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and the recent emergence of the B.1.1.7 and other variant mutations including the recently discovered SARS-CoV-2 VUI 202012/01 in the USA have wreaked intense anxiety and apprehension among the general population and the healthcare professionals who are tasked with …..